Michael Selway > Chambers of Anna Vigars KC > Bristol, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of Anna Vigars KC
Guildhall Chambers

Work Department

Property and estates; commercial.


Michael practises in Property & Estates and Commercial law, appearing in the High Court, County Court and other tribunals, acting in mediations and doing advisory and drafting work in a wide range of cases in these areas, and has done so since 2008.

He more recently expanded his practice to include the related field of Property and Affairs work in the Court of Protection.


Called 2007; Middle Temple; Guildhall Chambers 2008 to date (pupillage 2007-08).


  • Middle Temple
  • Chancery Bar Association

Michael has expertise in Real Property; Landlord and Tenant; Inheritance, Wills, Probate and Estates; Trusts, and also has experience in other areas, including common land and rights of common, manorial rights, public rights of way and property/estates-related aspects of banking and insolvency.

Michael appears in hearings (and has acted in a number of reported or cited cases) in courts and tribunals across South West England and South Wales, as well as in London and further afield.

In the commercial field, Michael undertakes both court work and advisory and drafting work in cases involving general contractual disputes and a wide range of contractual issues.

Michael’s court work in this field includes multi-track and fast track trials, as well as interim and other hearings, in local courts and those further afield.


Somervale School, Midsomer Norton; University of Oxford (2006 BA Jurisprudence 1st); University of the West of England (2007 Bar Vocational Course – outstanding).

Lawyer Rankings

Regional Bar > Western Circuit > Chancery, probate, and tax

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 2

Michael SelwayGuildhall ChambersMichael is incredibly intelligent and very good on his feet. He has a very analytical eye.’


Regional Bar > Western Circuit > Property and construction

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 2

Michael SelwayGuildhall ChambersMichael is incredibly intelligent, with an eye for detail. Very thorough and excellent on his feet.’